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  • AN ESSAY ON THE STRENGTH AND STRESS OF TIMBER, founded upon experiments at the Royal Military Academy...Preceded by an historical review of former theories and experiments...Also an appendix on the strength of iron, and other materials by BARLOW, Peter, F.R.S.
    BARLOW, Peter, F.R.S.
    AN ESSAY ON THE STRENGTH AND STRESS OF TIMBER, founded upon experiments at the Royal Military Academy...Preceded by an historical review of former theories and experiments...Also an appendix on the strength of iron, and other materials

    London: Printed for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1826. Third edition, corrected (first was 1817). Octavo, pp (2), xviii, 306, (2, ads), 16 (ads) + 6 folding plates at rear; tables in text. Bound in original drab boards, paper spine label. Spine and label a bit darkened; wear to spine ends; backstrip neatly reattached, with, paper gaps at joints but still firm; inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper; soiling to upper rear cover; ink name and abrasion from removed label inside front cover; 1832 ink name in top margin of title page; occasional foxing and yellowing to text; foxing to folding plates; small ink drop on fore edges but with scant penetration into text margins; in all,…

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    London: Printed for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1826. Third edition, corrected (first was 1817). Octavo, pp (2), xviii, 306, (2, ads), 16 (ads) + 6 folding plates at rear; tables in text. Bound in original drab boards, paper spine label. Spine and label a bit darkened; wear to spine ends; backstrip neatly reattached, with, paper gaps at joints but still firm; inner hinges neatly repaired with rice paper; soiling to upper rear cover; ink name and abrasion from removed label inside front cover; 1832 ink name in top margin of title page; occasional foxing and yellowing to text; foxing to folding plates; small ink drop on fore edges but with scant penetration into text margins; in all, a VG copy in original state. This was the first major British book on the strength of materials and remained a standard text for over 50 years, going into seven editions. The first two editions are rare, making this the first readily findable edition of an important British engineering book.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 36951
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  • Johnson, Richard C. and Henry Jasik, editors
    Antenna Applications Reference Guide

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987. Glossy boards. Soft bump to upper outer corner of covers, else a fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50895
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  • Nayfeh, Ali H. ; Balakumar Balachandran
    Applied Nonlinear Dynamics: Analytical, Computational, and Experimental Methods

    New York: Wiley, c1995. Third printing. Green cloth. pp 685, index. Fine in fine jacket. In print (2018) at USD 214.00. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50041
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  • Hayashi, K. and H. Ishikawa, editors
    Computational Biomechanics

    Edition: First printing

    Tokyo: Springer, 1996. Glossy boards. pp 277. Index. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49864
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  • Wendt, John F., editor
    Computational Fluid Dynamics: An Introduction. Second edition

    Berlin: Springer, 1996. Printed boards. pp 301. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49854
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  • Ott, Edward and others, editors
    Coping with Chaos: Analysis of Chaotic Data and The Exploitation of Chaotic Systems

    New York: Wiley. c1994. Second printng. Glossy boards. pp 418. Fine copy. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49863
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  • WALKER, Frank Norman, editor (Walter and Francis Shanly)
    DAYLIGHT THROUGH THE MOUNTAIN. Letters and Labours of Civil Engineers Walter and Francis Shanly. Research by Gladys Chantler Walker.

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: The Engineering Institute of Canada, (1957). Green cloth, white on green endpaper diagrams. (xiv), 442 pp + plates; illustrations in text, index. Dust jacket has small tears, minor chips, VG. Letters and biography of the Shanly brothers, Canadian civil engineers who were instrumental in the building of Canadian railways, and also the Hoosac Tunnel, North Adams, Mass. "Walter Shanly was General Manager of the longest Railway [Grand Trunk Railway of Canada] in the world at the age of forty, while, until the prairies were crossed, his brother Francis surveyed, located and built more miles of railway in Canada than any other engineer." - page 1.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 14406
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  • Kazakos, Dimitri ; P. Papantoni-Kazakos
    Detection and Estimation

    Edition: First printing

    Computer Science Press / W.H. Freeman, 1989. Glossy boards. pp 428, indexed Mild cover wear, else a fine copy, no owner marks. Electrical engineering, communications, and signal processing series.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47512
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  • Trentelman, H.L. and J.C. Willems, editors
    Essays on Control: Perspectives in the Theory and its Applications

    Boston: Birkhäuser, 1994. Second printing. Glossy printed boards. pp 436. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50006
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  • Warsi, Z.U.A.
    Fluid Dynamics: Theoretical and Computational Approaches

    Edition: First printing

    Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, 1992. Glossy boards. pp 683. Fine copy. 2 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50662
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  • Davis, S.H. and J.L. Lumley, editors
    Frontiers in Fluid Mechanics: A Collection of Research Papers Written in Commemoration of the 65th Birthday of Stanley Corrsin

    Edition: First printing

    Berlin: Springer, 1985. Yellow boards, pp 289. Fine copy, no owner marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 47451
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  • Goldberg. David E.
    Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization, and Machine Learning

    Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1989. Squarish octavo, beige boards, pp 412. Fine in fine jacket, no owner marks. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47320
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  • Flanagan, William M.
    Handbook of Transformer Applications

    Edition: First printing

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986. Blue boards. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49860
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  • BALL, Norman R.
    "MIND, HEART, AND VISION": professional engineering in Canada 1887 to 1987

    Edition: First edition.

    (Ottawa): National Museum of Science and Technology / Engineering Centennial Board, 1987. Squarish quarto, black boards. pp (xii), 176. Photos and drawings, notes, index. Ink gift inscription on half-title leaf, else fine. Dust jacket has sunning to spine and margins of panels, else fine. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 45698
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  • Basch, E.E. Bert
    Optical Fibre Transmission

    Edition: First printing

    Indianapolis: Sams Publishing, 1987. Quarto, dark grey cloth. pp (xviii), 542. Fine in fine jacket. "In sixteen self-contained chapters, Optical-Fiber Transmission covers topics not ususally treatment in ohter books such as: nonlinear phenomena in single-mode fibers, communication theory as applied to optical systems, coherent optical systems, a derivation of the electromagnetic fields of a single-mode fiber. This book covers its subject in greater depth and twith greater comprehensiveness than any other book available today." 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49831
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  • Nishihara, Hiroshi ; Masamitsu Haruna; Toshiaka Suhara
    Optical Integrated Circuits

    Edition: First printing

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1989. Glossy printed boards. pp 374, index. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50046
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  • RICHARDSON, A. E.
    ROBERT MYLNE, architect and engineer 1733 to 1811

    Edition: First printing

    London: Batsford, 1955. Octavo, red cloth. pp 220, including inserted plates. Illustrations in text. Small bump to lower outer corner of front cover, VG otherwise, no owner names, in VG dust jacket. About 2/3 of the book is a transcription of Mylne's diary 1762-1810. Robert Mylne, of the distinguished family of Scottish master masons and architects, "was for many years the surveyor of St. Paul's Cathedral and Chief Engineer to the New River Company. His works included Blackfriars Bridge and The Wick, the elegant villa on Richmond Hill."

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38990
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  • Abele, Manlio G.
    Structures of Permanent Magnets: generation of uniform fields

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Wiley, 1993. Blue cloth. pp 372, index. Fine in fine jacket. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50023
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  • Levine, William S., editor
    The Control Handbook

    Edition: First printing

    Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press / IEEE Press, 1996. Glossy boards. pp 1548. Fine copy. "This is the biggest, most comprehensive, and most prestigious compilation of articles on control systems imaginable. Every aspect of control is expertly covered, from the mathematical foundations to applications in robot and manipulator control. Never before has such a massive amount of authoritative, detailed, accurate, and well-organized information been available in a single volume. Absolutely everyone working in any aspect of systems and controls must have this book" 4.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50911
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  • KERRY, A. J. and W.A. McDill
    THE HISTORY OF THE CORPS OF ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS [Two Volume Set]

    Ottawa: Military Engineers Association of Canada, 1962, 1966. Two volumes, dark blue cloth, colour endpaper maps. Volume I (1749-1939): (xxii), 389 pp + 6 folding maps and numerous plates. Rubber stamped owner name on front pastedown (hidden by jacket flap), ink owner inscription to top margin of front free endpaper, else near fine. Light blue dust jacket has yellowing to the spine, light soiling, VG otherwise. Volume II (1936-1946) : (xxii), 713 pp + 8 colour folding maps and many photo plates, two maps in text. Rubber stamped owner name on front pastedown (hidden by jacket flap), else fine. Jacket has some yellowing to spine and flap folds, a few nicks, VG. A third volume was published in 1997. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 23149
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